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Allen Service Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3892
Scope and Contents The Allen Electric and Equipment Company manufactured automobile testing equipment. According to Kalamazoo City Directories, it was located at 2101 North Pitcher Street in Kalamazoo beginning in 1928. It moved to 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue in 1968 and became what the city directories describe as a “tech training center”. Following 1969, the Allen Electric and Equipment Company seems to have ceased to exist. While it was in business, notable employees included Harry H. Levene, the general manager,...

CBS-Hytron Newsletter

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Identifier: RH-A-3431
Abstract The collection is composed of one newsletter titled, "Microphone" produced by the CBS-Hytron Company located in Kalamazoo, dated March 1956.

Celery City Dirt Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3400
Abstract The collection is composed of six issues of the Celery City Dirt newsletter from 1944 to 1945 produced in Kalamazoo and sent to servicemen from the area during World War II.

Dunwell Drug Company

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Identifier: RH-A-2480
Scope and Contents This contains a 1913 newsletter from the Dunwell Drug Company.

Directory Listings:

1905-1916 S. Hoyt Dunwell 819 S. West and 737 W. Main 1917-1919 Edgar A. Dunwell 747 W. Main 1921-1924 No Listing 1926-1927 Edgar A. Dunwell 775 W. Main 1929 Edgar A. Dunwell 771-773 W. Main 1930-1970 Maurie E. Dunwell 769 W. Main

Fuller Transmission Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3299
Overview The collection is composed of issues of the Fuller News employee newsletters and one copy of the magazine Transmission Times both produced by the Fuller Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo. The magazine and newsletters date from 1947 until 1961.

Kalamazoo Bach Festival

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Identifier: RH-A-2801
Scope and Contents One of Kalamazoo’s oldest music organizations, the Kalamazoo Bach festival was founded by the Professor of Music at Kalamazoo College, Henry Overley, in 1946. He wanted to bring the town together to experience the joy of making music and create something inspiring, in particular, to recreate the instrumental music and choral of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries. Participants include visiting artists, local professional musicians, college and high school students, and even amateur performers....

Kalamazoo Public Library Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-441
Abstract The collection is composed of materials produced by the Kalamazoo Public Library and date from 1942 to 2011.

Mae Dorsey Hicks Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3894
Scope and Contents Lillian Cobb Bechmann was born in Morenci, MI in 1883. She was married to John W. Bailey on July 14, 1910. She and Mae Dorsey Hicks were residents of Battle Creek, MI. In 1933 John W. Bailey was the mayor of Battle Creek. Hicks was married to James A. Hicks in Detroit on October 19, 1921. In January 1933 Hicks and Mrs. Bailey went on an 18-day cruise of the Caribbean aboard the S.S. Reliance. On their trip they took numerous photographs of what they encountered, and kept postcards, cruise...